Book 1 of Texas Heroes: The Gallaghers
Up-and-coming chef Maddie Collins finds out that her father’s life was a lie when she is bequeathed a family homeplace she never knew existed–by the husband of the only woman her father ever loved.
Rugged horseman Boone Gallagher arrives back in Texas to discover that the father who drove him away has struck one last blow. The only place he’s ever thought of as home now belongs to a woman who doesn’t want it, and he must keep her there for thirty days–or it will be lost to them both.
Updated, revised version of previously published A Family Secret, Silhouette Special Edition.
“I really enjoyed this, er, literary foreplay. I knew that when these two finally made love, they wouldn’t just be going through the motions–there were going to be some fireworks….Jean Brashear is a terrific discovery for me.”
– The Romance Reader
“Hotter than a Texas July afternoon… a well-crafted story of families lost and found.”
– Compuserve Romance Reviews
“The plot is catchy, the characters are sizzling, and the romance is unstoppable. Great story! I loved it and can’t wait for the next two books.”
“So many sparks between Boone and Maddie, it’s a wonder the old house doesn’t go up in flames…SPLENDID!”
– Bell, Book and Candle
“Jean Brashear writes with warmth and emotional truth. The depth of her understanding of human nature marks her as a writer to watch.”
– Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author
“Gifting readers with another emotionally charged romance, Ms. Brashear has a fine knack for commingling full-bodied characters, a fast-moving storyline and just the right measure of passion.”
– Romantic Times Bookclub magazine
“Jean Brashear is a writer of rare talent.”
– Affaire de Coeur
Publisher: Jean Brashear
Published: October 2011
AISN (ebook): B00629ZTOU